The Valatie Free Library is seeking a library assistant to work 15 – 20 hours a week. Responsibilities are to work at the Circulation Desk, to assist with programming, to assist patrons with print and computer needs, to substitute for other staff. Applicants should possess at least a high school diploma and be computer literate. The ability to work flexible hours is a must. Interested applicants may submit a letter of application and resume with references until February 7, 2020 at the Library or mail to: Director / Valatie Free Library / PO Box 336 / Valatie, New York 12184
Join us on Friday, January 31st at 6:30 p.m. for our first Paint and Sip workshop of the year. Hannah will be here to direct participants in creating a unique painting. Have fun; enjoy a delicious snack and bring home a painting you will be pleased to display. There is no cost. Please call the Library to register so that we have enough supplies.
Book Club meets on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Library (1036 Kinderhook Street). We will be sharing information about the books we have read this summer and then choosing several books we would like to read and discuss this year. Join us! New members are always welcome. Call the Library (518-758-9321) for more information.
Thank you all for a wonderful summer. Programming resumes on Tuesday, September 10th with Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers and Caregivers: All are welcome!
On Wednesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m. the Valatie Free Library presents the last event of the 2019 Summer Program. Master Magician Doug Bartels returns with “MAGIC.” Come to the Library to be amazed and to celebrate a great summer of reading and wonderful presentations. End the night with ice cream sundaes! All Ages are welcome to attend this family program at the Library / 1036 Kinderhook Street.
Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 7 (10:30 a.m.) when Fran Martino of River Haggie Outdoors presents : Dance of the Moon & Tides and the effect on fish behavior. For ages 8 – 12. There are still openings; call 518-758-9321.
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Join Animal Embassy of Stamford, Connecticut on a journey through the night life of the animal kingdom! Learn the differences between “nocturnal,” “crepuscular” and “diurnal” animals with live examples of each. Discover what these amazing creatures do at night. Many have highly developed senses of hearing and smell, and specially adapted eyesight to help them navigate with the light of the moon and the stars . Explore the night-time activities and adaptations with live animals such as a Spectacled Owl or Indian Peahen, a Red-eyed Tree Frog, a Red Foot Tortoise, a Mojave Ball Python, a long-haired Rabbit and a Solomon Islands Monkey-Tailed Skink or New Caledonian Giant Gecko! All ages welcome.
For more information about Animal Embassy go to www.animalembassy.com
Brad Shur of Paper Heart Puppets conducted another wonderful presentation at the Valatie Free Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 1 p.m. Kids, and moms, made some great puppets and then using Brad’s special screen displayed them as shadow puppets. Check out the pictures included in this post.
To see more information about Brad go to or click on https://www.paperheartpuppets.com
Tomorrow, Friday, July 26th, from 11 to noon is Bubble Day at the Valatie Free Library. Join us to demonstrate your bubble creativity. We have multiple tubs of bubbles and all kinds of wands. Challenge your friends to a contest. Who has created the largest, most colorful, strangest or most geometrically perfect bubble?